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Elveden, Suffolk

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Elveden, Suffolk

Elveden is a village and civil parish in the Forest Heath district of Suffolk in eastern England. In 2005 it had a population of 270. The village is located on the A11 between Cambridge and Norwich and experiences a high volume of traffic. Since at least the 1980s, speculative plans for a bypass have been drawn up and repeatedly shelved. However, a bypass has finally been approved and is due to begin construction in 2013 as part of the Barton Mills to Thetford improvement works.
DistrictForest Heath
Post townThetford
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8280
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01842

Other names by which Elveden, Suffolk has been known in the past

Elden ~ Eluedena ~ Haluedona ~ Heluedana

Elveden, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Elveden, or Elden, par., W. Suffolk, 4 miles SW. of Thetford, 5290 ac., pop. 310; contains Elveden Hall.

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